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DIT Conservatory to host classical guitar symposium

Posted: 10 January, 2017

DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama will host acclaimed researchers and performers of classical guitar, including Craig Ogden, Christopher Page and Ben Dwyer, for this one-day symposium on 27 January.

The symposium, titled ‘A Reflection of Collaboration and New Research in Ireland’s Classical Guitar Community’ presents an opportunity to develop a community around guitar research in Ireland. A full programme of lectures, lecture recitals and performances will help explore recent collaborative projects and new research happening within the classical guitar community. 

Professor Christopher Page is the keynote speaker. Acclaimed guitarist Craig Ogden will perform, along with the GuitaRIAM Guitar Orchestra. 

The symposium also features the Irish launch of Ben Dwyer’s new book 'Britten and the Guitar: Critical Perspectives for Performers.' 

The symposium is hosted by DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in collaboration with the Research Foundation for Music in Ireland. 

For the full programme and to register for the event, visit the symposium booking page. Check out the Facebook page to stay up-to-date with the latest news.